Many girls in developing countries start their periods uninformed, unprepared, scared, and ashamed, according to a new literature review. They need more support in understanding and handling menstruation.
IWHC and our many local partners are not afraid to conduct hard-hitting advocacy to defend girls’ rights and hold leaders accountable to their promises.
Brazil recently declared the Zika emergency over, but for those living in the most at-risk areas, the virus is a constant threat.
The Global Gag Rule will now be applied to all US global health aid, which will have devastating impact.
Ambassador Mark Green has an extremely questionable record on women’s health—voting repeatedly to limit reproductive rights.
Every year, 15 million girls around the world, including in the US, are married before they turn 18—a violation of their human rights.
TARSHI, one of our grantee partners in India, recently launched an online course on comprehensive sexuality education for teachers.
Deliberations fell apart on the last day, with no resolution on the theme of changing age structures and development.
The Trump Administration announced the elimination of US funding for the UNFPA, a major blow to global women’s health.
Taboos around sexuality exist all over the world. In Buenos Aires, Argentina, an online platform aims to demystify sex and sexuality.